Crime Books and Films

Nov 8, 2010
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An excerpt from Dan Zupansky’s true crime book Trophy Kill: The Shall We Dance Murder which Prohyptikon Publishing-Toronto released in April 2010. All rights reserved. www.TrophyKill.tv By Dan Zupansky Winnipeg in the province of Manitoba is a cosmopolitan city with a rich...
Sep 29, 2010
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Joseph "Scotty" Spinuzzi An excerpt from the book: Mountain Mafia: Organized Crime in the Rockies, detailing the 1960 murder trial of “Scotty” Spinuzzi.  The book covers some of the more colorful leaders in the West's organized crime operations, including Joe “Little...
Sep 23, 2010
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An excerpt from the opening chapters of Marilyn Z. Tomlins’s Die in Paris, published in the United States in September of 2010 by Raider Publishing International. The book is available at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and borders.com. by Marilyn Z. Tomlins In the early evening...
Jun 15, 2010
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Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s new book, Sergeant Smack, The Legendary Lives and Times of Ike Atkinson., Kingpin, and his Band of Brothers. (www.ikeatkinsonkingpin.com) by Ron Chepesiuk PROLOGUE December 9, 1972—Itwas to be a routine flight,...
Jun 8, 2010
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 June 8, 2010 Crime Magazine's Review of True-Crime Books When international playboy Joran van der Sloot was arrested in Peru and confessed within days to the brutal slaying of Stephany Flores, the first thing that popped into countless crimewatchers' minds was that...
Apr 18, 2010
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Special to Crime Magazine This is an excerpt from Ron Chepesiuk’s book:The Trafficantes: Godfathers from Tampa, Florida: The Mafia, the CIA and the JFK Assassination. The book is available for purchase from Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and www.ronchepesiuk.com. by Ron...
Oct 14, 2009
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Bootleggers in the 1920'sOur organized crime columnist, examines a perplexing unsolved double murder case from Cleveland.by Allan May On January 16, 1920, prohibition went into effect nationwide. Two weeks later, in Cleveland, Ohio, a double murder took place that shocked the...
Oct 13, 2009
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The introduction to the book Cricket in the Web by author Paula Moore about the unsolved 1949 murder of Las Cruces, N.M. waitress Cricket Coogler. by Paula Moore Editor's Note: The University of New Mexico Press released Paula Moore's Cricket in the Web on March 31, 2008,...
Oct 13, 2009
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(The Lyons Press) by J. Patrick O'Connor Vendetta There's a great deal to admire about Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner who was shot to death on December 9, 1981. Less than six months later she bravely sat through the entire...
Oct 13, 2009
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James EllroyEllroy, the author of major crime novels such as L.A. Confidential, The Black Dahlia and his non-fiction account of his search for his mother's killer, My Dark Places, is a fascinating story himself. by Patrick Quinn Every dog has his day … and James Ellroy is...

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